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Learning to read…

Posted by Annie on Sep 9, 2016 in Education

Kindergarten – which means “garden for children” in German – is not kindergarten anymore. It’s yesterday’s first grade, or even second. Kindergarten’s academic standards are dramatically more rigorous than even a decade ago (“find textual evidence”; “read texts with purpose and understanding”; “distinguish between similarly spelled words by identifying the sounds of the letters that […]

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Summer Revolution

Posted by Annie on Jun 23, 2011 in Education

While reading the Outliers: The Story of Success, it occured to me that Liberty’s Kids would be a perfect tool for parents, who battle the summer vacation learning stagnation that takes place each summer in homes across the country. I’ll bet your kids are planted in front of the television right now, soaking up the […]

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Homeschool Divorce Trial

Posted by Annie on Oct 15, 2009 in Legal

Have you been following the most recent homeschooling case to hit the news? Jeff and Lisa are fighting out the private matter of the education of their children in a St. Charles County court house. I wonder if they realize that this is how thousands of CPS cases are started each year? But that’s an […]

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